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Urhahne, Detlef; Zhu, Chunjie; Wagner, Marlene – Educational Psychology, 2020
The teacher echo refers to teachers' almost verbatim repetition of student responses and can be used to provide implicit feedback about students' achievement or understanding. Echoing student answers is a controversial strategy of classroom discourse, as some critics see it as a bad habit and consequently deny its use in the classroom. The aim of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Repetition, Feedback (Response), Preservice Teachers
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Han, Jiying; Yin, Hongbiao; Wang, Junju; Zhang, Jing – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study aims at testing the application of the job demands-resources model on university teachers in mainland China. It investigates the relationship between the job characteristics of university teaching and teachers' well-being. Based on the analyses of a sample of 2,758 university teachers, the results of structural equation modelling…
Descriptors: Faculty Workload, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
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Fischer, Elisabeth; Hänze, Martin – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study investigated university teachers' characteristics and their influence on teaching practices: Coming from expectancy-value theory, teachers' personal value of teaching was introduced as a possibly relevant variable and examined along with constructivist and transmissive teaching beliefs as to how they affect various aspects of university…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Values, Beliefs
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Phan, Huy Phuong; Ngu, Bing Hiong; Shih, Jen-Hwa; Lin, Ruey-Yih; Shi, Sheng-Ying; Wang, Hui-Wen – Educational Psychology, 2020
Capitalising on current research progress, we explored via means of structural equation modelling (SEM), the operational nature of three newly developed optimising concepts: "personal resolve," "effective functioning," and "academic striving." We conceptualised self-efficacy as a source of origin, and effort…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Learning Motivation, College Students
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Kember, David; Webster, Beverley J.; Chan, Wincy S. C. – Educational Psychology, 2020
The 3P (presage, process, product) model was introduced as a conceptualisation to underpin research into students' approaches to learning (SAL). This paper proposes the refocusing of the 3P model by formulating the initial presage phase as a teaching and learning environment, thus making the 3P model more consistent with SAL research which…
Descriptors: Models, Educational Environment, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Karagiannopoulou, Evangelia; Milienos, Fotios S.; Kamtsios, Spiridon; Rentzios, Christos – Educational Psychology, 2020
The study aims at investigating students' learning/defence profiles. It also explores students' profiles during different years of study. Participants comprised of 425 undergraduates. They completed the 'Approaches to Study and Skills Inventory' and the 'Defense Style Questionnaire'. The students' academic achievement was measured through grade…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Profiles, Measures (Individuals), Study Habits
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Lee, Shuangshuang; Wang, Tengfei; Ren, Xuezhu – Educational Psychology, 2020
The present study investigated whether and how learning-specific inner speech predicted students' learning strategy and academic performance. Frequencies of inner speech use in specific learning settings were assessed. Four dimensions of inner speech including self-criticism, self-reinforcement, self-management, and social assessment were…
Descriptors: Inner Speech (Subvocal), Learning Strategies, Criticism, Self Management
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Mierowsky, Ruth; Marcus, Nadine; Ayres, Paul – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study, generated from considerations of embodied cognition, observational learning, and cognitive load theory, investigated the effect of mimicking gestures on learning to play piano tasks. Fifty university students from an Australian University, with two different levels of piano-playing experience, were randomly assigned to one of the two…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Imitation, College Students, Nonverbal Communication
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Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan; Yu, Shih-Jou; Chao, Chih-Hsuan – Educational Psychology, 2019
The current study developed an intelligent learning environment for online education of research ethics and investigated how encouragement and warning intelligent feedback influenced learners' engagement (behavioural, emotional, and cognitive) and cognitive load (mental load and mental effort). Participants included 191 graduate students in Taiwan…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Learner Engagement, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level
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Nisha, Bobby – Educational Psychology, 2019
Spatial design as a discipline relies on the psychological construct of space. In the light of shortcomings and challenges faced by traditional approaches to spatial design learning, this paper investigates the role and value of Virtual Reality (VR) as a pedagogic vehicle. Based on understandings informed by action-research using VR with learners…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Spatial Ability
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Marszalek, Jacob M.; Barber, Carolyn; Nilsson, Johanna E. – Educational Psychology, 2019
'What would an ideal social justice advocate look like, and how do our graduates compare?' is asked by training programs in the helping/health professions (e.g. counselling and psychology, nursing, and education) that have social justice advocacy (SJA) as a core competency. We demonstrate a method for answering this question empirically --…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Advocacy, Measures (Individuals), Social Justice
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Elphinstone, B.; Whitehead, R.; Tinker, S. P.; Bates, G. – Educational Psychology, 2019
Previous research has indicated that nonattachment mediates the relationship between mindfulness and the ability to be adaptable. Additionally, adaptability has been associated with increased academic engagement and subsequently, higher grades. The current study combined these findings into a single model. In an undergraduate sample (N = 725), the…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Metacognition, Grades (Scholastic), Learner Engagement
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Núñez-Peña, Maria Isabel; Bono, Roser – Educational Psychology, 2019
Students' academic achievement in courses with a high mathematical content can be affected by their levels of trait, math and test anxiety. In this study, 180 university students were assessed on these types of anxiety and the relationships between them and students' performance were evaluated. Higher levels of math anxiety were related to a low…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Mathematics Anxiety, College Students, Test Anxiety
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Gutiérrez, Melchor; Tomás, José M. – Educational Psychology, 2019
This research analysed relationships between perceived teachers' autonomy support and academic success, with self-efficacy and school engagement acting as mediators. This was a survey of 870 students from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), with a mean age of 26.99 years (SD = 5.09), 50.6% were men. Factor structure for…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Well Being, Professional Autonomy, Grades (Scholastic)
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Quinn-Nilas, Christopher; Kennett, Deborah J.; Maki, Karen – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study tested the factor structure of the explanatory style for failure (ESF) using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), tested measurement invariant across direct entry and transfer students, tested latent mean differences between these groups on the ESF factors, and tested a theoretical path model, whereby ESF explains variance in grades…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Failure, College Transfer Students, Foreign Countries
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